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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1895, Tyrone, Pennsylvania
One by july Twenty ninth capital news from National Headquarters by our own Well and Napoleon were in their Day considered but the Power exercised by them Over the expenditures of their respective nations was not greater than now claimed for a subordinate of Lucial of the according to this the comptroller has the authority to refuse payment of appropriations made by Congress and approved by the when Ever he or makes a pretence of said payment would be and the claimant has or except to enter for the amount claimed in the court of the first notice of this remarkable claim of authority was Given several Days ago when a voucher for about in favor of the Oxnard of manufacturers of Beta was held up by the and the company notified that the could troller would hear argument As to the constitutionality of the act of co Giess appropriating to pay the Bounty of beet sugar manufactured before the repeal of the Bounty clause of the Mckinley the comptroller says he believes the sugar Bounty Law to have been Union Stith which is a Little in View of his having allowed or to be paid out under that Law during the fiscal year ending june without a the real suit the the entertainment Given under the facts in this business Are Well Tom stroller Bower is merely a figure Bead who repeats his lesson just As it is taught to in addition to the Money appropriated for the beet sugar there was appropriated by the last Congress to pay deferred sugar will be deferred sure it this Money the administration Doest wish 10 pay out until a Republican Congress shall have put More Money in the National treas comptroller Bower has been swelled up by Praise and made the tool of smarter men to carry out this the same tactics according to cur rent to be used to defer payment on the contract made with the inter National steamship company for the transportation of mails to this contract was made by Wana maker when be was postmaster Gen an act of Congress and includes the use of the steamships owned by the company As government cruisers in time of that mysterious Cabinet meeting has naturally been the subject of much gos sip and of numberless that the Spanish who came to Washington about the same time that Secretary Olney if he did not accompany was the cause of this Cabinet meeting is and that it discussed the cuban a else is owing to the air of mystery with which those who attended the meeting have since surrounded although it is difficult to imagine any Good reason Why there should be any secrecy As to the position this government occupies towards either Spain or the revolting Rumor says the Spanish minister went so far As to ask that those american editors who Are disposed to sympathize with the cubans should be muzzled by the Secretary of the administration would seem to have about All the muzzling it can attend in trying to abut the Mouths of the Silver demo without tackling the editors of the although Secretary Olney is probably fully in Accord with the idea of a press the populists Are much chagrined Over thy latest phase of the reorganization of the Senate atthe beginning of of the coming session of they have been confidently counting upon being asked to join the republicans in the reorganization of receiving a Liberal share of the committee chairmanships of the Senate it has lately come out that Many of the Republican senators would much rather not reorganize the Senate than to do it with the assistance of the this want pleasing to the who do not wish to retain control of the committees without the Power to control votes enough to carry anything and some of them have intimated to the republicans their willingness to vote for a reorganization that will Divide the chairmanships and the patronage Between the republicans and the leaving the popu lists out no one has authority to accept this or any other pro position concerning reorganization until it shall Bave been submitted to a caucus of Republican but All the same its is probable enough to have destroyed the extensive air castles a bib the populists Bave been building on the belief that they would holi the balance of Power and could dictate their own terms for the reorganization of the auspices of the Kings daughters of the Columbia Avenue Church at the armory Friday night was a very enjoyable the management called to their assistance some of the Best musical Talent of the town at and the which was quite Large for a warm was highly Beyer and War ing opened the exercises with an instrumental then a Quaita of male Barr and after which miss Mildred Bouse Waring gave a Solo then Charles Thomas performed on the guitar and after which miss Mary copelin and Waring Sang a Sausser gave a violin Solo and Rue a vocal Leighty and Porter Sang a duet and miss Margaret Owens the program being concluded with a quartet by and miss Cope Lin and while the entire program was very entertaining the in Strumental productions by Thomas and Sausser were particularly striking and enthusiastically ice Cream Ana cake were served after the concert program was and a merry time was had till eleven Oclock was Paar at the entire affair was a Success financially and every other and the Kings daughters Are grateful to those who helped along with the program and a generous Public for making it train Lvi 12 55 1014 1 07 p ked Cetl rates to the no other place can compare with Southern new Jersey in Seaside Ether in Point of number or of Excel Atlantic City is the most popu Lar resort in and Cape sea Isle Ocean wild and Holly Beach do not fall Short of Atlantic cites High the Pennsylvania Railroad company whose constant object is to give its patrons the cheapest rates compatible with Good has arranged for a series of excursions to the Sim itar to those which were so popular last the next excursion of the series will leave Pittsburg August and the rates will be As stated the tickets will permit of a stay of nearly two weeks and a Choice of either of the seashore Points named above will be a special train of Parrot cars and Day coaches will leave Pitts Burg on above mentioned Date at and the time from other stations will be As follows Plato 00 9 25 8 50 800 8 00 Bell 8 00 890 8 35 825 865 7 65 8 50 850 7 10 675 Lewistown j 6 00 5 65 500 460 Arr a special train will leave Market Street wharf at on August for Atlantic arriving at Atlantic City about 9 making the run from Pittsburg to the sea Shore in twelve merits Bave been made for Transfer of passengers from Broad Street station to Market Street wharf on arrival of special or passengers can spend the night in the City and proceed to the Shore by any regular train of the follow ing for further information apply to ticket or to Thomas District passenger eleven Snake Mart Herzog has had for the past five weeks in Bis curious collection of Ani Mals a Blacksnake about four and one half feet in length by an Inch in diam which he handles at it was picked up by a boy on the Hillside along the Plummer and brought to Mart keeps it in a Cage consist ing of a Small Box with screen wire tacked on one yesterday the Snake deposited in the Box eleven which Mart is tenderly caring with a View to hatching them out and gain ing whatever information he can in the Way of raising the egg is perfectly and is about an Inch and a half in length and a half Inch in Diame the Shell is Tough and pliable and contains a substance which has the appearance of in the Centre of which is a drop of red substance which is red like to discover this Mart destroyed one the other ten he has in a Cigar Box partly buried in Sand which be exposes to the and a patiently awaiting parties wishing photographs can do Well by calling at Coulters Art studio 10th committed Sanford Mothersbaugh shoots himself on his Mountain farm about half a mile Back of the Grazier Dairy farm is located on the East Side of Brush Mountain the mothers Baugh owned some years ago by Joseph Kolbu Schlag and now by on the place stands a Small log dwell ing divided into three rooms on the first floor and As Many on the the lower rooms Are occupied As a Kitchen pit Ting room and bed the Kitchen is entered from the and from that a door leads to the sitting and from the sitting room another door leads to the Little bed the bed room has recently been occupied by Sanford it contains p bed and a Small the sitting room is furnished with a Small Bureau with swinging a Small several chairs and a Large the Kitchen is furnished with the House is occupied by Eyer and with whom Mothersbaugh had been he occupied the bed room men and owned the trunk referred to which contained his cloth Mothersbaugh had been complaining of not feeling so Well As usual and was quite sick on he retired about ten Oclock but who had been doing what she could to relieve his remained up finally retiring thursday morn ing the family arose at an Early hour As and Mothersbaugh got up at about half past 5 lie lost a leg in the War and used crutches and a wooden As he came out of his room of his crutches after partially dressing himself Eyer stepped from the Kitchen into the sitting room and inquired of Mothersbaugh How he he replied that he didst feel very and expressed himself in a Way that he had not much interest in life a he had done on frequent occasions be Eyer then asked if they had not better Send for a to a bib he replied tired going to the doctors they Caus do me any Good Eyer noticed that he had in his hand a which was not yet it alarmed her a Little to see him have it so Early in the though she was aware that he made a practice of sleeping with it under his Mothersbaugh then upon his crutches moved across the sitting room to the Bureau and As Eyer turned to go about her work in the she had just taken a step or two when she heard a report from the and quickly turning round saw him fall backward toward the Little table in the Centre of the room and in the direction of where she was standing a few feet realizing what had happened Eyer ran out the Kitchen door gave a shriek and fell on the porch in a faint which brought Eyer from the barn in an after crossing the room to the Glass Sanford Mothersbaugh had deliberately placed the muzzle of the revolver against the upper part and Centre of his forehead and pulled the the Ball penetrating the falling he alighted on his Back with Bead near the table legs and feet to Ward the one Crutch remaining under the Arm and extending along his left the other having fallen out from him to the Eyer recovering from her faint in a few she and her husband ran to the wounded who seemed to be conscious of what he had done but unable to Eyer then hurried to town and with Lowrie returned to his arriving there about 9 but the Man was then having died about three hours after the shoot ing was the revolver which is of the Cults Navy is one of about 32 calibre with a barrel eight inches in it fell to the to the right and near the a few drops of blood fell on the Bureau at the base of the but no other blood seemed to be about except a Large Pool on the floor which Lowed from the wound in the mans head after he and from which place he seemed not to Bave moved an Inch after except that he Drew up his leg and stretched it out again a time or Sanford Mothersbaugh served his country during the Ute War in a cavalry regiment and lost Bis left leg by amputation above the knee As the result of a he bad been but his wife died at Franklinville several years was the father of a couple children but neither of them Are he suffered from an affliction in the Side and was troubled with Dys about two years ago he went to the hot Springs in Arkansas for and returned on the 8th of May bringing a coloured Man with and with whom he lived alone on the Mountain a few the coloured Man disappearing a Day or two before Eyer and family located on the which occurred on the 13th of whose Home is about eight Miles from Huntingdon in Henderson had been farm ing the place for and a now about finishing the work of harvesting the wheat put in the ground last and which will finish up his engagement the Eyer had become the owner of the farm upon article of in having Jaid at the time to and it had been arranged to edme to the purpose of executing the deed at which time Eyer was to have paid Cash and the by on account of Mothersbaugh illness that Day the matter thurs the farm contains 164 thursday when Mothersbaugh arose he had taken from his trunk his Best Pant Sand Laid them on his Evi Dently intending to put them on before coming to which would indicate that he had taken the notion very Sud Denly to kill deceased was in fair being in Possession of several thousand dollars besides his pension of per hence it is fair to presume that the rash act was not committed on account of any financial his physical affliction was Likely the cause of him committing and Eyer state that he was accustomed to remarking in a careless Way that life was not Worth the and that he had a mind to shoot but they bad gotten so used to it that they gave it no wednesday when in the House alone he shot a Load from his revolver out the sitting room win which Eyer to the but upon the statement of de ceased that he bad shot out the window for amusement she returned to her after the shooting thursday morning the revolver contained four More the two mentioned Only having been discharged from recently the deceased had been arranging his papers and burning a great Many that were probably of no account to some time ago he placed a will in the hands of Eyer which we presume disposes of his Simpson a named As he was Jorn to and was therefore about go years surviving him Are one brother and three namely Aaron of Indiana Jackson of Gra Airville of Al and Graff is Wes of port of an old land Tannery property in the sixth Ward being torn another old Tyrone landmark is being relegated to the the old Tannery building in the sixth Ward is being torn Down and the lumber hauled to North Wood where it will play a prominent part in a barn on the premises of John youngsters of Yore who have grown to manhood and passed on to Middle will remember that the Ettinger Broth ers built this Tannery Back in the and manufactured leather in the Good old by As it was one of the Ettinger Brothers and the property and business passed into the hands of Stephen Leonard who directed the business and did much of his own work for a number of link 3s Vail succeeded and Vail succeeded the firm of link the business finally As has been the Case with All the smaller the great gulp of the Trust having Swal Lowed them the building was some years ago converted into a rude or crude one or just As you where ikes and the like Hung up or held Forth for a while then our own Jim Heverly inhabited it for a sea son before it got too measly bad for except by Wood ticks and but the Frame work remained in Good condition if the Structure did seem to be giving Way under the pressure of it will be missed a Little while then forgotten by men and women As the Best or worst of us will be shortly after we have Given Way to those who May succeed us in the race of life for deaths an in trance to which will certainly be made by one and All for better or for proprietor Stambaugh of this old at one time largely representing the manufacturing and business interests of the town disposed of it to beam the other and it is really surprising How Well the lumber of which it was built has been preserve yet not so awfully much so when one thinks Back to the time when our Little up and Down or perpendicular saw Mills used to sink their penetrating Teeth into the clean and perfect White Pine logs fresh from the set Adja cent Don was and coming to Tyrone proceeded to the Mothersbaugh accompanied by a number of our about 11 thursday and a jury of inquest consisting of j Gra Trimble and being an examination of the Case was made and a verdict rendered to the effect that Sanford Mothersbaugh came to his death by a pistol shot from his own who made an examination of the found that the Ball bad passed downward from the forehead and evidently came out at the Backof the head near the right ear and but the Ball be it a not improbable that it passed into the bed and possibly out an open window of the bed Friday afternoon at two Oclock the body was conveyed to the Grazier school where services were after which the interment was made in the methodist cemetery at Franklinville beside the remains of the wife of 11 Good newspaper a newspaper is the greatest help to the growth of a town that can it is a standing advertisement which Al ways it gives More free advertisements and explanations of the place than All it never lets pass a Good Opportunity to advocate the interests of its Home it helps All the and never fails to speak out for its schools resents All insinuations against the character of the citizens and industries of the and lives but to Benefit the to repay its untiring efforts it asks the support of the not in a begging but As a recompense for its it is entitled to a because it gives More than it it Only asks for its rights and those it should weak and describes the condition of thousands of people at this they have no cannot and complain of the prostrating effect of warmer weath this condition May be remedied by hoods which creates an appetite and tones up All the it gives Good health by making the blood hoods pills Are the Best after dinner assist cure picture we keep a Large Supply of mouldings it struck a when that heavy of Thunder occurred on sunday evening it was thought that lightning hit a tree in the Woods somewhere Back of Mccaro ants planing but it has developed that the electric current switched off and darted Down the lightning Rod on the West Side of Stambaugh Brick House on West fifteenth the current came in Contact with the Rod at the top and ran Down to the passing out into the Yard several blowing up the Earth and a Small Board walk in its at the second Story of the building there is a Bend in the Rod which causes the Iron to come in Contact with the at this Bend the electric current split and it is thought one Branch passed through the Brick Wall and downward to a room on the first and passing around the room Tore the paper off in bits the size of a Silver Dollar in its in this room the current seemed to split a Branch running to the cellar which entered the ground and ran across the cellar floor blowing the Earth up in its course a depth of about an Inch or the floor of the room where the Light Ning passed around the Wall was liter ally covered with bits of Wall if the theory that the current passed through the Wall is Correct it is Singu Lar that it was not More or less Multila yet on the inside of the House it can be clearly traced from the Bend in the Rod to the Stambaugh and children were sitting on the Back porch at the but were not affected by the visitation except that the lady Felt a sort of numbness about her arms and body for a Little the Chil Dren had been playing in the Yard near the lightning Rod a few minutes but fortunately were called to the porch by their Mother in time to prevent from being died at the body of Little Elizabeth Louise Truax was brought from new sunday to and the funeral took place at 4 on monday afternoon from the Home of the Childs and David the services being conducted by and interment following in Tyrone the Little girl was the beloved Daugh Ter of Harry and Mary of formerly of she waa Boru in Philadelphia april and had therefore just entered upon her fourth death which ensued Friday evening was caused by acute if you want a picture of your Mother on band and can make frames of any or your Uncle or go to size on shortest Gal Coulters 10th win formerly of sinking Matthew of died on saturday july at 8 of heart at the Home of his Hiss Kate on Walnut although the deceased had been in failing health for the pose six his demise at this time sudden and Stewart was Boru in sinking Valley april and in his 81st year at the time of his he was by occupation a and followed this vocation for a number of in politics be was a staunch and in Bis native township filled Many positions of Trust and Dis charged his duties with he was held in the highest esteem by his neighbors and Bis opinions were sought on All matters of importance and respected by his friends in the Community in which he he was an unas suming straightforward in his manner and Strong in his personal he was kindhearted and charitable in his and leaves Many friends who will sincerely mourn their he was married to Mary daughter of Peter who preceded him to the grave Many years by this Union eight children were born Margaret of birding Ham deceased James of Webb a prothonotary of Blair county miss of Hollidaysburg Mary deceased mrs James of Harry of los and mat thew of one brother James Edie of for the past three years or Stewart made his Home with his Daugh miss of where religious services were held on sunday conducted by of the lutheran the remains were taken monday morning to sinking Valley and interred in the cemetery near Laurelville Church under it Muy not be generally known to Down town people that religious services Are being held under cover of a tent near the German Baptist Church a the upper part of representing sect known As seventh Day and of Tioga coun but More recently of and spies and sister miss Maggie of Are in charge of the they have a Large tent circular in form which measures about forty feet in diameter and will hold about 300 it is provided with rough but comfortable and has Walls so arranged that they can be raised permitting a Curry it of air to pass besides this service teat they have a living tent 14x16 feet in where they eat and it is their purpose to remain All their object being to do Good in the Community by persuading the sinner to turn from his wayward course and seek salvation from Bis and to preach the gospel As understood from their units to if a Man asks you for the loan of your wheel let him have As this is the simple t Way to get rid of your dont comply with the request of your wife to take the top bar out of the Frame so that she can ride your the machine int built that dont spend time in an argument with the Driver of a tvo Borse team for the right of it is exceedingly bad form and will Only result in a Victory for the dont think everybody is looking at you when speeding for there Are after knocking a Man off his legs dont come Back and you will find him very unreasonable and some after they have been rolled Over the Street by a bicycle act hastily and Are oftentimes very violent and avoid them As you would a advertised j advertised letters remaining in the Tyrone Post office Are addressed to the persons named these letters have been in the office for one week without being called after being letters Are held iwo weeks and if unclaimed Are forwarded to the dead letter office at when they Are immediately returned to the writers or the list is a follows for the week ending saturday july 20 Mary hair Mothersbaugh misses Virgie Jen Nie Metzsker John Samuel Milton will Joshua Claude James Samuel the 141 milk Fisk the Sanford Mothersbaugh estate a Worth about eight thousand
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